Why We Need to Rethink the Way We Travel

Why We Need to Rethink the Way We Travel

Regular readers of this blog will know that I normally write about specific destinations rather than about the travel industry itself. However I’ve read two articles recently that have got me thinking about the future of tourism. It seems to me that we’re going to...
A Trip Around Glamorgan’s Ghostly Vale

A Trip Around Glamorgan’s Ghostly Vale

One of the perks of a travel blogging conference is the opportunity to explore a new area. So I was happy that this year’s Traverse conference was in the Welsh capital of Cardiff, a place I had only visited briefly in the past. I soon discovered that Cardiff was a...
Exploring Spanish History in San Juan Capistrano, California

Exploring Spanish History in San Juan Capistrano, California

Somehow I didn’t expect to see the ruins of an old stone church behind the high wall. After all, we were in the United States, the so-called New World. But this was San Juan Capistrano, the oldest town in California. A place jam-packed with historic houses, and an old...